Asus Crosshair IV Formula

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Crosshair IV Formula  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110217
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 23:16
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 58%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Phenom II X4 965-$144
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
40.4% Average
SC Int 80.9
SC Float 47.4
SC Mixed 62
51% 63.4 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 161
QC Mixed 195
47% 206 Pts
MC Int 319
MC Float 193
MC Mixed 242
38% 251 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 187
Parallax 207
66% 204 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 200
Splatting 141
72% 166 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$240
2TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 152
Write 137
Mixed 123
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.48
80% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 83%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-183.A00LF 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
22.9% Poor
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 6.9
21% 7.33 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 4.9
16% 5.47 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Crosshair IV Formula Builds (Compare 1,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus Crosshair IV Formula

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $849
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